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GAUGE MEDIATION

John Terning

in Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567639
eISBN:
9780191718243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter focuses on the basic idea of gauge mediation. There are three sectors in the theory: a dynamical SUSY breaking sector, a messenger sector, and the MSSM. SUSY breaking is communicated to ... More


“A Standard for the People”: The Burning Bush and the Organization of Mission in the MCA

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

First noted for its demonstrative worship, the MCA’s periodical the Burning Bush employing the standard practices of early twentieth century muckraking journalism such as printing legal documents, ... More


“Forsaking All for Jesus”: F. M. Messenger and Burning Bush Communalism

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1905, the MCA acquired the Fountain Spring House, an old resort hotel in Waukesha Wisconsin. Rejecting private property the MCA insisted that all true Christians would give up their possessions. ... More


Experiencing Misfortune, Diagnosing Patriotism: December 1891–July 1904

Martin Ceadel

in Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sets the record straight as to Angell's disastrous land-dealing in California, his fateful meeting with Beatrice Cuvellier, and his occasional journalism, in which he took the first ... More


Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Jeffrey L. Kidder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Bike messengers are familiar figures in the downtown cores of major cities. Tasked with delivering time-sensitive materials within, they ride in all types of weather, weave in and out of dense ... More


Figures of Allegory from Homer to Latin Epic *

Andrew Laird

in Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition: Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240050
eISBN:
9780191716850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240050.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter eschews an aprioristic approach to the identification and analysis of allegory in ancient texts, instead seeking guidance from the texts themselves. Epic treatment of reflexive ... More


The Philosopher as God's Messenger

Katerina Ierodiakonou

in The Philosophy of Epictetus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233076
eISBN:
9780191716416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233076.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The philosopher, according to Epictetus, is God's messenger (angelos), witness (martys), servant (diakonos/hypēretēs), and kinsman (syngenēs). By making full use of their logical reasoning, ... More


Epictetus on Cynicism

Malcolm Schofield

in The Philosophy of Epictetus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233076
eISBN:
9780191716416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233076.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Epictetus' presentation of Diogenes the Cynic, whom he regards both as a divine messenger and as a scout sent by God to spy on men. The two functions complement each other: as ... More


The Framework of the Covenant Code

John Van Seters

in A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153156
eISBN:
9780199834785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153154.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter pursues a literary analysis of the narrative context of the Covenant Code within the Sinai law‐giving episode and the code's relationship to, or original independence from, the ... More


Solomon H. Snyder

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents an autobiography of Solomon H. Snyder. Snyder identified receptors for opiates and neurotransmitters and elucidated mechanisms of drug action. He characterized messenger systems ... More


Development of axons: Calcium, steering, and the growth cone

ROGER W. DAVENPORT, STEPHEN R. BOLSOVER, and S. B. KATER

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter examines the control mechanisms underlying the establishment, modification, and repair of nervous systems as they reside at the level of the neuronal growth cone. It begins with a brief ... More


Second Messenger Systems

Sean Murphy and Brian R. Pearce

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter focuses on recent developments in (predominantly astro-) glial second messenger pathways, particularly those involved in intracellular Ca2+ signaling. It illustrates signaling cascades ... More


Traditional Local Government

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at traditional local government institutions in Scotland, notably the sheriff, baron, and regality courts controlled by the nobility. These courts gained some new powers but mainly ... More


Introduction: The Lure of Delivery

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines why and how there is a lure in delivering packages by studying the bike messengers' subculture. More specifically, it considers why bike messengers find meaning in a seemingly ... More


The Lifestyle

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of the lifestyle of bike messengers. At its most basic level, the messenger lifestyle is about bikes and beer; it revolves around urban cycling and various forms of ... More


Carl Sagan: Mars and Beyond

George Basalla

in Civilized Life in the Universe: Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195171815
eISBN:
9780199786862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171815.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Carl Sagan advised NASA on the Viking mission that landed two spacecraft on Mars (1976). In 1970, he helped prepare interstellar messenger plaques attached to NASA’s Pioneer 10 and 11, the first ... More


Symmetry Perforce

Michael Munowitz

in Knowing: The Nature of Physical Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167375
eISBN:
9780199787104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167375.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In symmetry there is force. First, the indistinguishability of quantum mechanical particles divides the world into bosons and fermions, force and matter. Interchange symmetry imposes an exclusionary ... More


Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

John N Collins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the first comprehensive study of the Greek word “diakonia”, from which the word “deacon” is derived. Diakonia and its cognates appear frequently throughout the New Testament, but its precise ... More


The Job

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of bike messengering as an occupation. It first discusses the historical context of bike messengers, with particular emphasis on how they evolved from telegraph ... More


Playing in Traffic

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the messenger lifestyle through emotions and space. It shows that the bike messengers' game is less about money and far more about what psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ... More


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